Frederick Trapp

Frederick Trapp


Funeral service for Frederick Trapp, 72, of Sanborn, was conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, February 6, at the United Methodist Church in Lamberton with Pastor Jay Jeong officiating.

Mr. Trapp died on Monday, February 1, 2016, surrounded by his family and friends, at Mayo Health Clinic System in Springfield.

Frederick Otto Trapp was born July 29, 1943, to Wilmar and Ethel (Weber) Trapp in Springfield, Brown County, Minnesota.  Fred was baptized and confirmed at Zion Lutheran Church in Sanborn. He attended school in Sanborn and graduated from high school in 1961. In January of 1962, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in January of 1982. On July 31, 1965, Fred married Sharon Henry at the United Methodist Church in Sanborn. After serving in the Air Force, Fred and Sharon moved back to Sanborn and he worked for L & S construction until his retirement in 2010. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, traveling, golf, time with family, and living life to the fullest. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and American Legion of Sanborn. 

He is survived by his wife, Sharon, of Sanborn; sister, Marion (Les) Vanderwerf of Springfield; brothers, Steven (Sandy) Trapp and Rae (Tamie) Trapp, all of Sanborn; nieces and nephews; and great nieces and nephews. Fred was preceded in death by his parents; parents-in-law, Leo and Evelyn Henry; and sister-in-law, Dona Lee Henry. 

Sturm Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements. On line condolences may be left for the family at

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